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On Juneteenth
Book - 2021
The Brightest Day
A Juneteenth Historical Romance Anthology
Book - 2015
Celebrating Juneteenth | Library of Congress Blog
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On June 19, 1865, Major Gen. Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Galveston, Texas with the news that slavery was abolished, two years after the Emancip...Show more On June 19, 1865, Major Gen. Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Galveston, Texas with the news that slavery was abolished, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Texas became the first state to proclaim Juneteenth an official state holiday on June 3, 1979. Show less
What is Juneteenth?
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Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States, but "...in reality, the Emancipation Proclamation didn’t instantly free an...Show more Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States, but "...in reality, the Emancipation Proclamation didn’t instantly free any enslaved people. The proclamation only applied to places under Confederate control and not to slave-holding border states or rebel areas already under Union control. However, as Northern troops advanced into the Confederate South, many enslaved people fled behind Union lines." Show less
Juneteenth.com.
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"Since its launch in 1997, the JUNETEENTH.com website has played an integral role in the dissemination of information, and in the resurgence and prol...Show more "Since its launch in 1997, the JUNETEENTH.com website has played an integral role in the dissemination of information, and in the resurgence and proliferation of celebrations across the U.S. and beyond. Today, millions celebrate Juneteenth. We are honored to have been, and will continue to be, a vital resource and support network for all who cherish the ideals of liberty." - JUNETEENTH.com Show less
Library of Congress  | African American History Timeline 1850-1925
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A timeline chronicling major events and notable people effecting African American History from the years 1852 through 1925. A timeline chronicling major events and notable people effecting African American History from the years 1852 through 1925. Show less
Say it Plain, Say it Loud: A Century of Great African American Speeches
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Public speech making has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African Americans for equal rights. This collection, for the ear and the eye, high...Show more Public speech making has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African Americans for equal rights. This collection, for the ear and the eye, highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders. Their impassioned, eloquent words continue to affect the ideas of a nation and the direction of history. Show less
Up From Slavery
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Up From Slavery is a powerful, compelling and haunting 7-part documentary series that examines the history of slavery in America, from the arrival of the ...Show more Up From Slavery is a powerful, compelling and haunting 7-part documentary series that examines the history of slavery in America, from the arrival of the first African slaves through Nat Turner's Rebellion to the Civil War and beyond. Five- hour documentary series. Show less
Up From Slavery
An Autobiography
Book - 1901
Freedom on the Move
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Freedom on the Move is a database of fugitives from North American slavery. With the advent of newspapers in the American colonies, enslavers posted “runa...Show more Freedom on the Move is a database of fugitives from North American slavery. With the advent of newspapers in the American colonies, enslavers posted “runaway ads” to try to locate fugitives. Additionally, jailers posted ads describing people they had apprehended in search of the enslavers who claimed the fugitives as property. Show less
Juneteenth
A Novel
Book - 2021
Forever Free
The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction
Book - 2005
Freedom National
The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865
Book - 2013
Ralph Ellison: An American Journey
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RALPH ELLISON: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY is the first documentary on one of the most gifted and intellectually provocative authors of modern American literature...Show more RALPH ELLISON: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY is the first documentary on one of the most gifted and intellectually provocative authors of modern American literature. It establishes Ellison as a central figure in contemporary debates over art, politics, race and nationhood. Narrated by Andre Braugher, the film brilliantly presents the first scenes ever filmed from Ellison's landmark novel, Invisible Man. Show less
Juneteenth
Downloadable Audiobook - 2021
Juneteenth
Book - 2022
Juneteenth
Book - 2019
Juneteenth
eBook - 2011
What Is Juneteenth?
Book - 2022
Juneteenth
Book - 2017
Juneteenth
Book - 2005
Black Nature
Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry
Book - 2009
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